Completed suicides among the Inuit of northern Quebec, 1982-1996: a case-control study.

@article{Boothroyd2001CompletedSA,
  title={Completed suicides among the Inuit of northern Quebec, 1982-1996: a case-control study.},
  author={Lucy J. Boothroyd and Laurence J Kirmayer and S Spreng and M. Malus and Sheilagh Hodgins},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={2001},
  volume={165 6},
  pages={
          749-55
        }
}
BACKGROUND The rate of completed suicide among Inuit in Canada has been alarmingly high in recent years, and the suicide rate among Inuit in northern Quebec has increased since 1982. Our objectives were to describe the characteristics of Inuit people who died by suicide in Nunavik between 1982 and 1996, and to identify the antecedents and correlates of completed suicide. METHODS We carried out a case-control study of 71 people who died by suicide between 1982 and 1996 and 71 population-based… CONTINUE READING

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